Durham News

Fun activities in County Durham this Easter!

Fun activities in County Durham this Easter!

Young people are being encouraged to make a splash with free swimming sessions at County Durham’s leisure centres as part of fun activities happening this Easter. Durham County Council has put together a host of...
County Durham Wildlife Park Receives Chairman’s Medal

County Durham Wildlife Park Receives Chairman’s Medal

A County Durham wildlife park has been recognised for its commitment to the local environment. The Chairman's Medal is the highest honour that Durham County Council can award to individuals and organisations for outstanding voluntary...
New Cultural Venue for County Durham Revealed

New Cultural Venue for County Durham Revealed

A first glimpse of an exciting new cultural venue for County Durham has been revealed. Durham County Council has released a visualisation of what the former DLI Museum and Gallery will look like after it...
Residents Urged to Beware of Scam Callers

Residents Urged to Beware of Scam Callers

Residents across County Durham are being urged to be on their guard against fraudsters trying to benefit from a national council tax rebate scheme. Durham County Council understands that callers, claiming to be from the...
County Durham Bids For Great British Railways Headquarters

County Durham Bids For Great British Railways Headquarters

County Durham’s illustrious rail heritage, thriving train building industry and pioneering cultural and economic ambitions make it the ideal home for the Great British Railways (GBR) headquarters. That is the message from Durham County Council,...
Bestselling British Author to Talk at Charity Event

Bestselling British Author to Talk at Charity Event

Sunday Times Number One Bestselling British author Adele Parks MBE will be coming to the region to provide a talk at the annual Ladies Lunch in aid of local charity St Cuthbert’s Hospice. The author,...
Durham County Council's Support For The People Of Ukraine

Durham County Council’s Support For The People Of Ukraine

The Leader of Durham County Council has issued a statement responding to the situation in Ukraine. Cllr Amanda Hopgood said: “We share the horror and sadness felt by people around the world at the situation...
Council Branches Out With Boost For Tree Teams

Council Branches Out With Boost For Tree Teams

A North East Council is redoubling its efforts to protect, maintain and expand its tree cover. Durham County Council is adding extra resources to its tree and specialist arborist teams to help maintain the county’s...
Art Installations to Go on Display at County Durham’s Historic Park

Art Installations to Go on Display at County Durham’s Historic Park

Visitors to one of County Durham’s historic parks will have the chance to experience a one-night-only art installation event. For the last 18 months, Durham County Council’s community arts team has been working with composer...
New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space Conference

New Frontier: Durham welcomes Space Conference

The North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence is inviting businesses to learn more about the growing space industry in the North East at its upcoming conference next month. The New Frontier: North East Space...

Get Durham Magazine in your inbox.

* indicates required


This will close in 20 seconds